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    AICPA is committed to promoting CPAs as the most trusted professional and premier provider of tax services. We offer information and resources related to tax return planning, preparation, examination and representation, with practices tools to assist with navigating IRS, tax practice quality control and management, as well as guidance and best practices related to tax ethics and practice standards. Tax Section members have access to additional member-only resources and practice aids throughout the tax interest area.

    Targeted tax news that provides insights on recent developments from the Tax Section and other tax publications.

    Your main access point for information, guidance, resources, and practice aids specifically designed for the tax practitioner.

    Stay connected with the Tax Section, trending issues, and your peers via social media in our updated Community.

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    Tangible Property Resources for AICPA Members
    New Tangible Property resources now posted for AICPA members. The Tax Section has what you and your firm need from quick reference guides, webcast archives, sample letters, examples, and flowcharts. Make sure you download them today!
    Affordable Care Act - Resources for CPAs ACA - Resources for CPAs
    This dedicated webpage offers guidance, tools, external resources, and current news to help CPA tax practitioners with compliance, practice management, and ethical considerations surrounding ACA.
    lock Opportunity for AICPA Tax Section members to test IRS Tool
    The IRS is inviting AICPA members to assist in testing a new web-based tool, the Payment Mix Comparison Tool (PMCT), in situations involving a client’s receipt of Form 1099-K, Payment Card and Third Party Network Transactions. The PMCT is intended to help practitioners understand how a client’s receipts compare to those of similar businesses.

    Tax season officially begins on January 1 each year, with a hard stop on April 15 for filing a completed individual return or preparing and filing a valid extension. Check out our dedicated webpage!

    Recently Updated! The Casualty Loss Practice Guide was developed to assist tax practitioners in dealing with certain tax problems that arise when a client is affected by a natural disaster. It discusses rules for casualty losses and deductions for involuntary conversions, and it will provide information on relevant IRS publications, as well as other useful material. Additionally, the guide includes references to certain aspects of related events as well as illustrative examples.

    Tax Guidance and Resources 

    The Tax Resource Library offers a comprehensive mix the resources to help CPA tax practitioners elevate their practice, stay current on trending issues and maintain the highest ethical standards.

    In recent year, dealing with the IRS has becoming increasingly challenging. Our new IRS Practice and Tax Administration resource page is your one-stop shop for resources to help you navigate IRS procedure and feel confident that you are effectively serving your client's IRS issues.

    We offer information, guidance, resources and practice aids to help our members navigate the multiple practice standards and ethics rules that govern tax practitioners, including the SSTSs and Circular 230, to help our members maintain the highest professional standards in tax practice.

    Exclusive Tax Section Member-Only Content 

     
    Using IRS E-Services


    This resource walks members through the features and benefits of IRS e-Services, and includes useful links and tools, such as our new Transcript Delivery System Quick Reference Chart.

    Webcast Archives

    All Tax Section webcasts are archived and available for Tax Section members to watch on-demand (without CPE). 

     
    Email symbol on business cardMember Connect

    Connected with other tax professionals, including the AICPA Tax Section Team! Visit our Tax Section member community page for the latest tax-related news, developments, and exclusive member information through social media.

    Members on Membership 


    Jeffrey Porter, Immediate Past Chair of the Tax Executive Committee, discusses the importance of AICPA Tax Section membership and how it can help you with your tax practice. Not a member, join today!

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    Volunteers CollaboratingWould you like to become more involved in AICPA Tax Division activities?

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    We have approximately 280 volunteers serving across 15 volunteer groups, including committees, tax technical resource panels, task forces, and other working groups. Our volunteers are divided into three categories: advocacy, member service, and ethics.

    These groups are an invaluable resource to the Institute as they provide guidance on complex and sometimes high-profile tax issues and serve as the subject matter experts behind the guidance and resources developed as a benefit of Tax Section membership.

    You must be a Tax Section member to apply for to be a volunteer in the Tax Division.

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